Marty Krofft dies: producer of “HR Pufnstuf”, “Brady Bunch Hour” and “Land Of The Lost” was 86

Marty Krofft, producer of shows like HR Pufnstuf, The Brady Bunch Hour, The banana bursts And Land of the lost, died. He was 86.

Krofft, who produced many classic children’s shows with his older brother Sid, died Saturday in Los Angeles of kidney failure, his family announced.

After more work The banana burstsKrofft and his brother Sid continued to make Saturday morning television shows for children. The Krofft brothers started production in 1969 HR Pufnstuf which followed other shows like The Bugaloos (1970), Lidsville (1971), Sigmund and the sea monsters (1973) and Land of the lost (1974).

Other shows Krofft produced with his brother include: Notes at a distance (1975), The lost saucer (1975), Donnie and Marie (1976), The Krofft Super Show (1976), The Brady Bunch Hour (1977), Pink Lady and Jeff (1980), Barbara Mandrell and the Mandrell Sisters (1980), Pryor’s apartment (1984), DC stupidity (1987), Land of the lost (1991), Mom and stuff (2015) and Sigmund and the sea monsters (2016).

In 2003, Marty and Sid received the Lifetime Career Award at the 2003 Saturn Awards for their creative minds behind popular television fantasy series. In 2018, Marty and his brother received the Lifetime Achievement Emmy Award from the National Academy of Television Arts & Sciences, and in 2020, both received a star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame to celebrate their “golden anniversary”.

Krofft received the annual July Award at Dragon Con 2023 in Atlanta earlier this year.

Krofft is survived by his brothers Harry Krofft and Sid Krofft; daughters Deanna Krofft-Pope (husband, Randy Pope), Kristina Krofft and Kendra Krofft (husband, Lou Moreno); five grandchildren (Taylor Pope, Karson Pope, Griffin Pope, Georgia Zander, Drake Zander) and one great-grandchild, Maddox Nichols.

Source: Deadline

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